'''Max Born''' (; 11 December 1882 – 5 January 1970) was a German physicist
who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics
. He also made contributions to solid-state physics
and supervised the work of a number of notable physicists in the 1920s and 30s. Born won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics
for his "fundamental research in Quantum Mechanics, especially in the statistical interpretation of the wave function".
Born was born in 1882 in Breslau
, then in Germany
, now in Poland
and known as Wrocław. He entered the University of Göttingen
in 1904, where he found the three renowned mathematicians, Felix Klein
, David Hilbert
and Hermann Minkowski
. He wrote his Ph.D.
thesis on the subject of "Stability of Elastica in a Plane and Space", winning...